Laafi (1993)

Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Burkina Faso, France, Switzerland  |  
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Medical school in France seems to be the likely destination of Joe (Elie Yameogo), a young man from Burkino Faso who is an honors high-school graduate in mathematics. However, when he arrives in France, he is told that the medical school's quota is filled. He is welcome, they say, to apply to enter secretarial school or even law school - but not medical school. However, a government minister has the power to change all that. As Joe attempts to discover what has happened and what he can do to fulfill his dreams, he discovers many things about how the games of politics and life are played and is considerably disillusioned.